Immigration

People of faith in Chaska consider comprehensive immigration reform | Metro Lutheran – 8/25/13

More than 400 clergy and lay congregational leaders braved 90+ temperatures August 24 to rally in the Guardian Angels Parish School gymnasium in Chaska, Minnesota, in support of comprehensive immigration reform and a path to citizenship for immigrants. Minneapolis Area Synod (ELCA) Bishop Ann Svennungsen and Auxiliary Bishop Lee Piché of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis were among civic and religious leaders extolling participants to pray for resolution of the federal legislative impasse and to share their message with Rep. Erik Paulsen (Minn.-3), who represents Chaska and most of the southwestern suburbs of the Twin Cities.

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People of Faith Bring Prayers & Stories of Separated Families to Congressman Paulsen’s office on Fathers’ Day

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Religious Leaders Lift Up American Immigrants and Lawmaker In Prayer

As families across the country celebrate Father’s Day on June 16th, 65 faith leaders from Chaska and throughout Minnesota’s 3rd Congressional District gathered to pray at Congressman Erik Paulsen’s office in Eden Prairie to lift up American immigrants who are separated from their fathers and other family members.

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Campaign for Citizenship Holds Prayer Vigil at Sen. Klobuchar’s Office

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Community Members and Faith Leaders
Prayed for Citizenship at Sen. Klobuchar’s office

On Sunday, May 19, 60 ISAIAH faith leaders and clergy joined DREAM Act students and Chaska area community members at Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s office in Minneapolis to pray, offer testimony and urge her to publically support fair and inclusive immigration policies that will establish a direct roadmap to citizenship for 11 million aspiring Americans.

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Whether your family has a long American history or you’re seeking a path to citizenship today…

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Share Your Immigration Story

We are the prophetic voices in the debate about immigration reform, and we must lift up our stories and name our values.

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Faith Groups Call for Stronger Immigration Bill

ISAIAH Urges Removal of Unnecessary Obstacles to Citizenship; Protection of Family Visa System

ST. PAUL, MN – The Campaign for Citizenship, a project of PICO National Network and ISAIAH responded to the bi-partisan immigration legislation with a statement from Rev. Paul Slack, Pastor of New Creation Church in North Minneapolis and President of ISAIAH:

“This proposal is a start, but it doesn’t go far enough to protect families and ensure that all 11 million aspiring Americans are included in a pathway to citizenship. But the fact that there is a pathway to citizenship in this bill shows that Senators have taken notice of the broad public support for an approach to immigration that honors

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